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Let's Get Crafty - Part 1

While you are stuck at home for the next few weeks you and your family will need some easy and fun entertainment. To combat cabin fever, we have gathered a plethora of projects using household items.

This is PART 1 of a multi-part series for at-home crafting ideas. Today's blog features 5 Mod Podge project videos, paper plate projects, and crafted game ideas. 

View ALL the blogs in this series HERE.

Make sure you are following us on social media and are signed up for our Plaid Crafts newsletter (click the "Email Signup" button on the side of your screen) for MORE project ideas to beat your boredom blues. Show us your crafts and creations using #PlaidCrafts. You could be featured on our social media channels.
 
    

We are calling on all of YOU to take the #GetCraftyChallenge!

1. Create something crafty
2. Share it on social media using #GetCraftyChallenge and #PlaidCrafts
3. Tag 5 friends to get crafty too! 

Your crafts could end up in our Fan Friday segment. Let's see how creative we can all be together!



Fun with Mod Podge:







 

Download our FREE Mod Podge eBook "Simple Decoupage Collage Art" featuring tips and tricks for decoupaging, patterns, supply lists, step-by-step instructions, project inspiration, and more.

Paper Plate Crafts

Click on the tag in the bottom left-hand corner of each photo to check out our supply list and instructions.

What is something everyone has? Paper plates! Use some of those extra plates to provide your kids with hours of entertainment. 

Make this bright and shining sun craft to lighten your day!


  
Incorporate this adorable little piggy paper plate craft into your daily learning.
 
If your kids need to get out some energy, check out this fun paper plate balloon game. Let your kids paint the plates with their style, then craft them into paddle for passing a balloon back and forth. 
  

Make a fish face! Craft this little paper plate goldfish to be a mask or hang up to create your own ocean scene. 



  

Make this easy paper plate ladybug for hours of make-believe fun for your kids. 

Crafted Games

Click on the tag in the bottom left-hand corner of each photo to check out our supply list and instructions.

Use what you have around your house to create some genius games that your kids will love!

Instead of throwing away those empty cans, save them for a rousing bowling tournament right in your living room. 


 
This project is perfect for your little slugger who can't stay away from the game. Empty your breath mint tins to create an easy on-the-go game. 
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This game is just as much fun to make as it is to play with supplies from Plaid.
 
Give your tic-tac-toe board a twist with glow-in-the-dark paint and some scrapbook paper. 
 
Need a break from traditional board games? Make a ring toss game that can be used outside or inside for a fun and physical activity. 
 

Paint scraps of wood with your favorite designs to create homemade building blocks. 

Stay tuned for Part 2...

Happy Crafting!
Posted: 3/16/2020 11:19:52 AM by Brittni Swanson | with 0 comments

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